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COURTS   OF   PARIS,   NAPLES,    ETC,                279

waking again. For my part, I conclude he
died, of the maladie du pays, viz., strangling.

Woronzow1 resumes his functions, and is ex-
pected in town to-day. He was to have gone this
very day to Calais, all his fortune in Russia being
confiscated by Paul, to answer for the extra expense
the Russian fleet had put the Emperor to by re-
maining too long near England—which, he said,
was done by Woronzow's orders.

Paul's death has just saved him, and probably
the news of it gave him the same sort of feeling
the prisoners at Paris experienced when apprised
of that of Robespierre. It is very remarkable (as
I learnt from him) that there is a lady or woman
(I do not know who she is) who, whenever she
wa.s employed to do anything for Woronzow, or
to go to see him, always enjoyed good fortune
In some respect immediately afterwards.

I had to-day a long conversation with some
*tf down-yonders,"2 who made me almost long to
go to St. Vincent. Such fine fish and fowls,
suich beautiful woods, rocks, plants, and a crater
of a. volcano, &c.

x Father o£ the Countess of Pembroke, and a near
relative of the celebrated Princess Daschkaw, whose auto-
biography has just been given to the world under the
editorship of Mr. Bradford.

3 West Indians.